Archive for January, 2012

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Vancouver's stadium (photo from StarTribune) 

Letter to the Editor: Vikings Stadium

For stadium guidance, Minneapolis should look to Vancouver, writes Prof. Bjelland. Read Dr. Mark Bjelland’s letter to the editor of the Minneapolis Star Tribune on the Vikings stadium. It was selected as January 9’s Letter of the Day!

(image from www.gpsworld.com) 

China’s “Big Dipper” GPS equivalent

China now has an operational satellite-based navigation system called Beidou (translation: Big Dipper) to rival the US government’s GPS (Global Positioning System). See http://www.geek.com/articles/mobile/beidou-chinas-gps-equivalent-is-operational-20111230/ for more!